The following is a news release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:
Sheriff Sam Craft with the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office requests the assistance of the public in identifying a female individual who was involved in a hit and run type accident at a local convenience store.
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office received a telephone call from a local convenience store at approximately 0854 a.m. on Saturday, March 19th, 2011 regarding damage that was received from a hit and run driver.
Fuel pumps at the location as well as one vehicle received damage when a female, who appeared to be driving a late model red / burgundy 4 door Saturn car, backed into the gas pumps and then struck a parked vehicle. The suspect vehicle may or may not have damage to the rear of the car.
The female also had a small child in the vehicle with her. The suspect car left the location and traveled east from the location on the Highway 28.